Leadership Consultant Analysis

• Identify these leader’s style of leadership.
• Pacesetting
• Visionary
• Affiliative
• Coaching
• Coercive
• Democratic
Explain your reasoning and list two benefits and two drawbacks to the style of leadership you identified as it relates to the performance of the team.

Provide advice to the team leader on how to overcome the drawbacks of this leadership style.

STEP 4: REAL-WORLD APPLICATION
Apply the thinking in Steps 1-3 as if you were a Leadership Consultant hired by the company where you work or for a previous employer.
• Review the organization chart for your company. Based on your knowledge of hierarchies, would you say that your company’s team has a tall structure or flat structure? How does this affect the way your team works? Explain your answer.

• Consider the work conducted by the Human Resources team at your company. What steps of the Human Resources Cycle do they implement well? What steps of the Human Resources Cycle might be missing from your company or are not implemented as well as they could be? What is the effect of this on you and your team? Explain your answer.

• Lastly, reflect on the leadership style of either yourself or your supervisor. What leadership style do you have, or what leadership style does your supervisor have? What are the benefits and drawbacks of this style for your team? What might you or your supervisor do to improve leadership? Explain your answer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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